Deaths: June 6

by bcampos862 | created - 06 Jun 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Esther Williams

Actress | Neptune's Daughter

Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM talent scout while working in a Los Angeles department store. She made her film ...

2. Alan O'Neill

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Alan O'Neill was born in 1971 in Ireland as Michael Alan O'Neill. He was an actor, known for Sons of Anarchy (2008), Rebel Heart (2001) and Fair City (1989). He died on June 6, 2018 in Toluca Lake, California, USA.

3. Anne Bancroft

Actress | The Graduate

Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, the daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) in 1952 and over the next five years appeared in a lot of...

4. Barry Sullivan

Actor | Cause for Alarm!

Patrick Barry Sullivan was born on August 29, 1912 in New York City. While never a major movie star, he established himself as a well-known and highly regarded character lead and second lead in motion pictures and television in a career that lasted 50 years. Legend has it that Sullivan was ...

5. Billy Preston

Actor | Blues Brothers 2000

Billy Preston was born on September 9, 1946 in Houston, Texas, USA as William Everett Preston. He died on June 6, 2006 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

6. Carlos Scazziotta

Actor | Los Campanelli

Carlos Scazziotta was born in 1937 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Los Campanelli (1969), Los chiflados del batallón (1975) and Estoy hecho un demonio (1972). He died on June 6, 2001 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

7. Dana Elcar

Actor | The Sting

Dana Elcar was born on October 10, 1927 in Ferndale, Michigan, USA as Ibson Dana Elcar. He was an actor and director, known for The Sting (1973), MacGyver (1985) and 2010 (1984). He was married to Marianne Torrance, Margaret "Peggy" Romano and Katherine Frances Mead. He died on June 6, 2005 in ...

9. E.E. Clive

Actor | Bride of Frankenstein

Edward E. Clive was a Welsh-born actor/manager, initially, it seemed, slated for a medical career. After four years, he suddenly elected to abandon his studies at the University of Wales. For the next ten years, he trod the boards in diverse theatrical productions across Britain, becoming adept at ...

10. Estela Raval

Self | Amigos en la noche

Estela Raval was born on May 19, 1935 in Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She died on June 6, 2012 in Buenos Aires.

11. Fulton Mackay

Actor | Porridge

Fulton Mackay was born on August 12, 1922 in Paisley, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Local Hero (1983), Defense of the Realm (1985) and Doing Time (1979). He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of authoritarian prison warder Mr Mackay in the BBC sitcom Porridge (1973-1977). He ...

12. Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Actor | The Glass Key

The son of a rancher-turned-politician, Guinn Williams was given the nickname "Big Boy" (and he was, too - 6' 2" of mostly solid muscle from years of working on ranches and playing semi-pro and pro baseball) by Will Rogers, with whom he made one of his first films, in 1919. Although his father ...

14. Jack Haley

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Jack Haley was a movie and vaudeville actor who is always remembered as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz (1939). The Tin Man role was originally was going to Buddy Ebsen, but due to allergic reaction from the aluminum powder makeup, Ebsen was taken out of the casting and Haley replaced him. To avoid...

15. James Bridges

Writer | The China Syndrome

James Bridges was born on February 3, 1936 in Paris, Arkansas, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The China Syndrome (1979), Perfect (1985) and The Paper Chase (1973). He died on June 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. James Nusser

Actor | Gunsmoke

James Nusser was born on May 3, 1905 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for Gunsmoke (1955), Perry Mason (1957) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He died on June 6, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Jean Paul Getty

Self | J. Paul Getty in Sutton Place

Jean Paul Getty was born on December 15, 1892 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He was married to Theodora Lynch, Ann Rork, Adolphine Helmle, Allene Ashby and Jeannette Demont. He died on June 6, 1976 in Surrey, England.

18. Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson

Actor | Blood and Bone

Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson was born on February 8, 1974 in Nassau, Bahamas as Kevin Ferguson. He is known for his work on Blood and Bone (2009), Locked Down (2010) and The Motherfucker (2015). He died on June 6, 2016 in Coral Springs, Florida, USA.

19. Kira Muratova

Director | Nastroyshchik

Kira Muratova was born on November 5, 1934 in Soroca, Romania as Kira Georgiyevna Korotkova. She was a director and writer, known for The Tuner (2004), Second Class Citizens (2001) and Melody for a Street Organ (2009). She was married to Yevgeni Golubenko and Aleksandr Muratov. She died on June 6, ...

20. Larry Blyden

Actor | On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Genial, dark-haired, often bespectacled Ivan Lawrence Blieden (pronounced Blee-den), better known as actor Larry Blyden, was born in Houston, Texas, the son of a lawyer. He developed an early interest in acting, appearing in various theater productions as a teen but never entertained the notion of ...

21. Larry Riley

Actor | Knots Landing

Larry D Riley was born June 20 1952. He is the son of George C Bass Sr and Corrine Riley. He started acting around 1975. He moved to New York and was in a lot of plays.

He was cremated and ashes where spread on the beach in Malibu, California.

22. Lester Matthews

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Lester Matthews was born on June 6, 1900 in Nottingham, England as Arthur Lester Matthews. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), The Three Musketeers (1939) and The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951). He was married to Anne Grey and Cicely Walper. He died on June 6, 1975 in Los ...

23. Lloyd Hughes

Actor | Runaway Bride

Lloyd Hughes was born on October 21, 1897 in Bisbee, Arizona, USA. He was an actor, known for Runaway Bride (1930), Clipped Wings (1937) and The Lost World (1925). He was married to Gloria Hope. He died on June 6, 1958 in San Gabriel, California, USA.

25. Louis Lumière

Producer | La Mi-Carême, Char et batailles de confettis

Although no one will ever come up with a definitive answer as to who invented the cinema (probably because no one single person was responsible), Louis Lumière has one of the strongest claims to the title - for it was he (with his brother Auguste) who invented the cinematographe : a machine that ...

26. Magda Gabor

Actress | Mai lányok

Magda Gabor was born on June 11, 1915 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Magdolna Gábor. She was an actress, known for Mai lányok (1937), Tokaji rapszódia (1937) and The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950). She was married to Tibor Heltai, George Sanders, Tony Gallucci, Sidney R. Warren, William ...

27. Margaret Wycherly

Actress | White Heat

Margaret Wycherly was born in London, England on October 26, 1881. She was predominately a stage actress, continuing stage work even after performing in films. Her first film role came when she appeared in The Fight (1915) at 34 years old. It was not until 1929 that audiences got another glimpse of...

28. Mark Northover

Actor | Willow

Mark Northover was born on March 27, 1950. He was an actor, known for Willow (1988), Hardware (1990) and Mack the Knife (1989). He died on June 6, 2004 in Upton, Dorset, England.

29. Marvin Isley

Soundtrack | Okja

Marvin Isley was born on August 18, 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was married to Sheila Felton. He died on June 6, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

30. Mary Howard

Actress | Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Mary Howard was born on August 24, 1914 in Independence, Kansas, USA as Mary Marjorie Howard. She was an actress, known for Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), Billy the Kid (1941) and Thru Different Eyes (1942). She was married to Alfred De Liagre Jr.. She died on June 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York ...

31. Mary Lee

Actress | Ridin' on a Rainbow

Mary Lee was born on October 24, 1924 in Centralia, Illinois, USA as Mary Lee Wooters. She was an actress, known for Ridin' on a Rainbow (1941), Carolina Moon (1940) and Cowboy and the Senorita (1944). She was married to Harry J. Banan. She died on June 6, 1996 in Sacramento, California, USA.

32. Maxine Stuart

Actress | The Twilight Zone

Maxine Stuart was born on June 28, 1918 in Deal, New Jersey, USA as Maxine Shlivek. She was an actress, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Robert Montgomery Presents (1950). She was married to David Shaw and Frank Maxwell. She died on June 6, 2013 in Beverly ...

33. Michaele Vollbracht

Costume_department | The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Michaele Vollbracht was born on November 17, 1947 in Quincy, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1983), Hart to Hart (1979) and The 36th Annual Tony Awards (1982). He died on June 7, 2018 in Safety Harbor, Florida, USA.

34. Mort Mills

Actor | Psycho

Mort Mills was born on January 11, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Mortimer Morris Kaplan. He was an actor, known for Psycho (1960), Touch of Evil (1958) and Torn Curtain (1966). He was married to Elizabeth (Betty) Dellball Pentland and Mary Loretta Grady. He died on June 6, 1993 in Ventura...

35. Peter Shaffer

Writer | Amadeus

Educated St Paul's School & Trinity College, Cambridge. Worked in Aquisitions Dept. of New York Public Library and for music publisher Boosey & Hawkes before finding fame as playwright.

36. Pierre Brice

Actor | Winnetou und sein Freund Old Firehand

Pierre Brice was born on 6 February 1929 in Brest, France. After enlisting as volunteer to the French Army and fighting in Indochina, he attended acting lessons and got a first small role in Ça va barder (1955). In 1962, the German producer Horst Wendlandt searched for an actor who should ...

37. Ralph Santolla

Self | Deicide: Doomsday in L.A.

Ralph Santolla was born on December 8, 1969. He died on June 6, 2018 in Tampa, Florida, USA.

38. Robert F. Kennedy

Writer | The Missiles of October

Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68), US politician, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at the University of Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar...

39. Robert J. Anderson

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

Robert J. Anderson was born on March 6, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA as Robert James Anderson. He was a production manager and actor, known for It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Passenger 57 (1992) and Demolition Man (1993). He was married to Victoria Wandrey and Dorothy Ann Cochrane. He died on ...

40. Robert Warwick

Actor | In a Lonely Place

A prominent matinée stage and silent-film star with handsome features offset only slightly by a prominent proboscis, Robert Warwick was born and raised in Sacramento, California, as Robert Taylor Bien. The gift of music was instilled at an early age (he sang in his church choir) and he initially ...

41. Sandra Reemer

Actress | Sinterklaas en het geheim van de robijn

Sandra Reemer was born on October 17, 1950 in Bandoeng, Java as Barbara Alexandra Reemer. She died on June 6, 2017 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

42. Saveliy Kramarov

Actor | Tango & Cash

A Russian comedian who gave up a successful film career in his homeland for religious freedom and bit parts in the United States. He made 42 films in the former Soviet Union before he was allowed to leave in the early 1980's.

43. Theresa Saldana

Actress | The Commish

Theresa Saldana was born on August 20, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Commish (1991), Raging Bull (1980) and The Evil That Men Do (1984). She was married to Phil Peters and Alfredo Feliciano. She died on June 6, 2016 in Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, ...

44. Vin Garbutt

Self | Vin Garbutt Teesside Troubadour

Vin Garbutt was born on November 20, 1947 in South Bank, Middlesbrough, England as Vincent Paul Garbutt. He was married to Pat Austen. He died on June 6, 2017 in South Bank.



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